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CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
economic security, education and child health. and provide policy recommendations to improve the outcomes in these areas. following the release of the state of american child report, senator dodd and senator bob casey called on first focus and translates great patriotic report card to provide a holistic picture of children's unmet needs in america and policy suggestion on how to meet those needs. so one of the things when we think about this report is we -- i have four kids and i went back to school night, in the past few weeks and i figured out that my kids it created about 300 times a year, with its tests, quizzes, homework assignments, plus all the testing that are required by national policy. so, you know, no child left behind, et cetera. so 300 times we assess kids to you. so what we thought about it was how about how we all as a nation are doing on kids. so what's our report on how we are faring for kids? so this is a chance to turn that around and great ourselves. copies of the report are available, as you all know and also on our website. our grades are not accessing a particular
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
class does not have its taxes go up and making sure that we invest in education and infrastructure and innovation. the alternative choice that has been presented is that we should lower taxes for millionaires and billionaires and in order to pay for that, we have to turn medicare into a voucher program. we have to get investments in education and innovation, research and development, border security, diplomatic security. that is not the right answer. that is not the right approach. we have tried it. it did not work. we should not go back. >> [inaudible] and the former regional security officer have both suggested there were efforts from the u.s. embassy in libya to have more security at the state department. state department officials would not let it happen. why? why would the state department not listen to these men on the ground in libya who wanted more security? >> as i said, there is no question that the results of what happened in benghazi is not acceptable. four americans killed is not an acceptable situation, and that is what the president moved so quickly to ensure that an
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 2:00am EDT
that the narrow focus on racial diversity in higher education has eclipsed larger issues of class and the quality. -- among colleges and universities. so, in advance of the u.s. supreme court's oral arguments in fisher versus university of texas, which will take placenexy foundation put together a report which i am going to outline which looks at the question, is it possible to create racial and ethnic diversity without using race, and instead paying attention to these large or -- a larger issues of economic equality in our society. it is called "a better affirmative action." it makes three main points. the first, that racial affirmative action is likely on its way out. affirmative action based on race was always meant to be temporary by those who originally envisioned it, a deviation for a period of time away from the non-discrimination principle. but now there are both legal and political forces that appear to be bringing affirmative action to an aunt. to begin with, -- to a end. -- to begin with, it is highly unpopular among average american voters. if you look at the supreme court briefs in t
CNN
Oct 10, 2012 4:00pm PDT
'm getting? >> what i wouldsay is the same thing i say to liberals. can't always make education better by throwing more money at it. depend our vital interests, but let's not be everywhere all the time. let's no decide every war is something that u.s. dollars as well as soldiers have to participate in. so i do object to it. i'm concerned that you know, we could be at war with syria even before the election occurs. if things escalate across turkey's border. you have the head of nato now says that if turkey's attacked, all of a sudden, nato's mite will be involved in this war and i think for a border skirmish between syria and turkey, where syria's government is very weak and destabilized, i don't want to see world war where all of nato comes on to the turkish syria border. i don't think that's what the american people want and we need to be very careful about it. >> just want to show you something i saw interesting today. you have a super pac. rand pack and have been running some ads. so far, six figures. you've been spending real money on this. rand pac 2016. i'm sorry, i was confused.
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 8:00pm EDT
improvements in public education, safety, welfare reform, and i described how worked with leaders in the other party to get results for the people. the bad economy, his decision, his choice serving as national party chairman rather than focusing on the economic crisis in virginia. it is the great, and answer a question in this campaign. how does a governor decide to take on a second job, giving partisan speeches, well over 100,000 jobs are lost here in virginia. if he had given his governorship the full attention, he might have avoided some mistakes like increase in college tuition by over 40%. if he had been listening to the people of virginia who are really facing tough times, he might not have proposed raising taxes on working people, working women, seniors, small business owners, and people earning $17,000. he might tip been against the sequestration deal threatening jobs in virginia right now. but he made different choices. soon, you'll get to choose. if i have the honor of being your senator, i will give all my energy to working with both parties and getting america us sending once again
CSPAN
Oct 12, 2012 9:00am EDT
either because they are frustrated or because they want to get more training or education. some people are finding jobs. economists have looked at different calculations of which is the better factor -- the bigger factor, or people dropping out or getting more education and training and my understanding is that there are equal roles being played by each for spirit -- each force. but there are definitely some dropping out. some of that is the baby boom generation starting to retire. it may not be a "dropping out," but people choosing to retire and leave their jobs. some older people may have lost their jobs and cannot find new ones and are taking early social security benefits. there is some of that. host: mr. r doane, the labor force participation -- mr. nardone, a labor force position rick, please explain this. guest: the take the people who are employed in those who are unemployed and combine them and you get what is called the labour force. divide that by the population in at 16 and over and you're of the force participation rate. is the proportion of the population that is either e
FOX News
Oct 14, 2012 12:00am PDT
of early education, it will eliminate the tax credit people have to send their children to college t. cuts education by $450 billion. it does -- it does virtually nothing except continue to increase the tax cuts for the very wealthy. you know, we have had enough of this. the idea that the -- he is so concerned about the deficit, i point the out, he voted to put two wars on a credit card i. we are going to the closing statements. >> just a second -- >> not raising taxes is not cutsing taxes. by the way, our budget. >> we have not raised -- >> we have 3% a year -- >> let me -- let me calm things down here just for a minute. i want to talk to you very briefly before the closing statements about your own personal character. if you were elected, what could you both give to this country, as a man, as a human being, that no one else could? >> honesty -- no one else could? there are plenty of fine people who could lead this country. but what you need are people who, when they say they are going to do something, theyg go do it. what you need are when people see problems, they offer solutions to fix
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
policy, support for education or women's health care, she cannot win because her economic plan is rooted in republican national talking points. my plan is rooted in the people of this state. >> i'm going to take time to respond to the very serious charge congressman murphy has leveled against me. shame on you. yet just accused me of plagiarizing my plan. it is beneath a congressman who is sitting today or anyone who is running for the united states senate. you know very well by plan is my own. i have sought the expert opinions of those outside to get the brightest and the best and every word of that plan has been cited either in the online plan or in print. when you got into this race as the democrats at the thought -- as a democrat and you thought is going to be a coronation and now you are in a serious race with a serious woman. >> we're going to move on to the next question. >> in this tide of rising national debt, i was wondering about congressional earmarked. do you support elimination of them? here is one -- $1.9 million for a water taxi to pleasure beach in bridgeport. >> first ca
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm PDT
million people off medicare and kick 200,000 children off of early education, it will eliminate the tax credit people have to send their children to college. it cuts education by $450 billion. it does -- it does virtually nothing except continue to increase the tax cuts for the very wealthy. and you know, we have had enough of this. the idea that he's so concerned about the deficits, i pointed out, he voted to put two wars on a credit card-- >>> we are going to the closing statements in just a minute. youville -- >> not raising taxes is not cutting taxes. by the way, our budget -- >> we have not raised taxes. >> martha: let me calm things down here just for a minute. i want to talk to you very briefly before the closing statements about your personal character. if you were elected, what could you both give to this country, as a man, as a human being, that no one else could? >> honesty. no one else could? there are plenty of fine people who could lead this country. but what you need are people who when they say they are going to do manage, they do t. what you need, when people see proble
CSPAN
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
for the nation both in times of war and times of peace. for more than 107 years, vmi has done more than educate students. it has guided their transformation into citizens, warriors, and leaders. vmi graduates serve with honor in nation's defense, just as many are doing in afghanistan and other lands. i mourn with you the 15 brave souls who have been lost. i join with you and praying for the many vmi graduates who are right now serving in harm's way. may god bless all who serve and all who have served. of all the vmi graduates, and none is more distinguished, perhaps, then general george marshall, the chief of staff of the army became secretary of state, secretary of defense, helped to vanquish fascism and plant it europe's rescue from despair. general marshall once said, "the only way human beings can win a war is to prevent it." those words were true in his time, and they are true in our time. last month, our nation was attacked again. a u.s. ambassador and three fellow americans are dead, murdered in benghazi, libya. among the dead or three veterans, all on a mission of peace and friendship t
MSNBC
Oct 13, 2012 5:00am PDT
in not having any of these social issues, whether they were women's reproductive rights, education and other things mentioned in the first debate and then even as an add on in the second debate is that people made the -- i call it the excuse, well, this is about jobs, as if social issues are not also economic issues, especially reproductive choice. that when women have history -- when women have control over their reproductive choice, it also lends to their control over their economic destiny and that's really, i think, what this is about. for a party that portends to say that we want smaller and less government, you know, they certainly want to put an awful lot of area between me and my doctor. >> what i find frustrating, marsha blackburn was on msnbc after the debate. she responded to chris matthews. the other day on twitter i was talking about abortion and a lot of conservatives said, why are you liberals always talking about abortion. conservatives in the republican party don't want to talk about this. ryan had this big sigh and this kind of gathering himself moment after he was asked th
CSPAN
Oct 12, 2012 12:00pm EDT
said earlier today better, more resources than other countries and a very well-educated population system, although the libyan education system lacks in many ways as we know. but libya, their scenarios -- and i'm happy to talk about it in the q&a -- where libya comes out better than tunisia and egypt because it has those special, special types of resources that could come together to avoid a somalia-like situation. um, just quickly on tunisia, um, and i apologize to those who have heard me speak on this before, i saw the tunisia arab spring as kind of two, split in two to oversimplify. but there was a rural, male, older, more working class, more up employed, angrier arab spring based a lot on the algerian protest which has been sort of roiling since 2005, and there was an urban, both gender, younger, more middle and upper class, more socially networked, more employed, more hopeful, more human rights-oriented arab spring which kind of pushed the revolution over the top. and that's that secondary wrap spring in tunisia revolution that worked because of that. but the first one hasn't
CSPAN
Oct 14, 2012 10:30am EDT
-class has cared about. it will kick 200,000 children off of early educated. it will eliminate the tax credit people have to send children to college. it cuts education by $450 billion. it does virtually nothing except continue to increase the tax breaks to the wealthy. the idea that he is so concerned about the deficits, he voted to put two wars on a credit card. >> we're going to closing statements in a minute. >> our budget, we have not -- >> i want to talk to you very briefly before we go to closing statements about your own personal character. if he were elected, what could be both give to this country as a man, a human being, that nobody else could it? >> honesty. there are plenty of fine people that could lead this country. there are people who say when they are going to do something, they go do it. what you need is one people see problems, they offer solutions to fix the problems. we're not getting that. we can grow the economy faster, that is what our five-point plan is all about. it is about getting people out of poverty into the middle class. that is about going with proven pro-gro
PBS
Oct 12, 2012 12:00am PDT
to a military hospital in rawalpindi. the teenager had advocated education for girls, and was attacked as she left her school on tuesday. elsewhere in pakistan, officials said a u.s. drone strike killed ten militants near a village in the northwest tribal region. at least 15 others were wounded. a masked gunman in yemen has assassinated a yemeni security official working at the u.s. embassy there. the drive-by shooting happened near the man's home in the capital city sanaa as he headed to work. officials said the attack bore the hallmarks of al qaeda. the victim worked for the embassy for 11 years. yemeni officials said he was investigating a recent assault on the compound. but the u.s. state department said that was not the case. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to jeff. >> brown: a diplomatic row between russia and turkey has erupted over the grounding of a plane in turkish airspace. margaret warner reports. >> warner: turkish military jets forced the syrian passenger plane to land last night at ankara, after it entered turkish airspace enroute from moscow to damascus to
CNBC
Oct 11, 2012 9:00pm EDT
. it will knock 19 million people off medicare and kick 2,000 people off early education and eliminate the tax credit to be able to send children to college, cuts education by $450 billion. it does virtually nothing except continue to increase the tax cuts for the very wealthy. and, you know, we've had enough of this. the idea that he's so concerned about these deficits, i pointed out, he voted to put two wars on a credit card. >> we're going to the closing statements in a minute. >> just a second. >> you will have your closing statement. >> not raising tax is not cutting taxes and by the way our budget -- 3% a year instead of 4 1/2% like they proposed. we are not spending more money like they say is not a spending cut. >> i want to talk to you very briefly before we go to closing statements. about your own personal character. if you are elected, what could you both give to this country as a man, as a human being that no one else could? >> honesty, no one else could? there are plenty of fine people who could lead this country, but what you need are people who when they athey're going to do som
FOX Business
Oct 11, 2012 9:00pm EDT
the middle class cared about. it knocks 200,000 children off of early education. it will eliminate the tax credit parents have, cuts education by $450 billion. it does -- it does virtually nothing except to continue to increase the tax cuts for the very wealthy. you know, we had enough of this. my -- the idea that the so concerned about the deficits that i pointed out, he votedded to put two wars on a credit card. >> moderator: we're going to the closing statements in a minute. you'll have -- ripe ryan not raising -- ryan: not raising taxes is not cutting taxes. 3% a year rather than 4% like proposed. >> moderator: let me calm down things here just for a minute, and i want to talk to you very briefly before we go to closing statements about your own personal character. if you were elected, what could you both give to the country as a man, as a human being, that no one else could? ryan: honesty. no one else could. there's plenty of fine people who could lead the country, but what you need are people who when they say they do something, they go do it. what you need are when people see proble
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm PDT
education. it will eliminate the tax credit people have to be able to send their children to college. it cuts education by $450 billion. it it does-- it does virtually nothing except continue to increase the tax cuts for the very wealthy. and, you know, we've had enough of this. my-- the idea that they're so concerned about these deficits. as i pointed out, he voted to put two wars on a credit card. he did. >> we're going to the closing statements. >> just a second. >> you're going to have your closing statement. >> not raising taxes is not cutting taxes. by the way our budget. >> we have not raised taxes. >> 3% a year instead of $4.5%. >> not spend-- >> let me-- i want to talk to you very briefly before we go to closing statements about your own personal character. if you are elected, what could you both give to this country as a man, as a human being, that no one else could? >> honesty. no one else could? there are plenty of fine people who could lead this country. but what you need are people who when they say they're going to do something, they go do it. what you need are when pe
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 8:00pm EDT
,000 children off of early education. it will eliminate the tax credit people have to be able to send their children to college. it cuts education by $450 billion. it does, it does virtually nothing except continue to increase the tax cuts for the very wealthy. and, you know, we've had enough of this. the idea that he's so concerned about these deficits, i pointed out he voted to put two wars on a credit card -- >> moderator: we're going to the closing statements in a -- ryan: not raising taxes is not cutting taxes, and by the way -- cut by 3% a year instead of 4.5% -- >> moderator: let me, let me calm down things here just for a minute, and i want to talk to you very briefly before we go to closing statements about your own personal character. if you are elected, what could you both give to this country as a man, as a human being that no one else could? ryan ryan honesty. no one else could? there are plenty of find people who could lead this country. but what you need are people who when they say they're going to do something, they go do it. what you need are when people see problems
CNN
Oct 8, 2012 1:00pm PDT
. we get our kids the education they need. i'm going to make sure that our parents and our kids and the teachers, they come first and the teachers union will have to come behind. number four, i will get us on track to a balanced budget and i will champion small business. i'll make sure our tax policies and our regulatory policies and health care, all these things come together to make it easier for small business to grow and thrive. we have to do that to get jobs going again because small businesses are where two-thirds of jobs are created. these five things will create 12 million jobs and bring rising take-home pay again. america needs this new direction. we cannot go in the path we've been on. we must restore america's strength andly do it with yo li your help. and i want you to know i'm confident this is going to happen. we're going to have good years ahead. the best is not in the past. the best is in the future. it's getting better. and i've seen that throughout my life. i've had the chance to witness the great qualities of the human spirit that i've seen in my fellow americ
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 8:00am PDT
in times of war and times of peace. for more than 170 years vmi has done more than educated students. guided their transformation to citizens, lawyers and leaders. vmi graduates have served with honor in our nation's defense just as many are doing today in afghanistan and other lands. and since september 11th attacks, many of vmi's sons and daughters have defended america and i mourn with you the 15 brave souls who have been lost. i join you in praying for the many vmi graduates who are right now serving in harm's way. may god bless all who serve and all who have served. of all the vmi graduates none is more distinguished perhaps than general george marshal, the chief of staff of the army who became secretary of state and secretary of defense. who helped vanquish fascism and planned europe's rescue from despair. his commitment to peace was born of his direct knowledge of the awful costs and consequences of war. general marshall once said, quote, the only way human beings can win a war is to prevent it. those words were true in his time and they are true in our time. last month our na
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